Animal Planet Recommended: Nature & Marine Wildlife Cruise

2.5 hours | Halifax | Y H Z - 6 4 0
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Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:

Nature & Marine Wildlife Cruise
Just a short, ten minute walk from the ship, arrive at the Halifax Harbor Boardwalk. Climb aboard and choose to relax in the enclosed, heated cabin, or take in the fresh sea air from the open top deck Your experienced captain will navigate the water for the best wildlife viewing opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to bring in live lobster traps and view local marine life in the onboard touch tank.

What you will see along the way:

Experience the natural beauty of Halifax from the water and go in search of its abundant wildlife. Your experienced captain will navigate the waters along the coastlines of Georges Island, the location of Fort Charlotte, and McNabs Islands, part of a provincial park. You'll enjoy the lively commentary from an onboard. Then, head out into the icy North Atlantic in search of multiple species of whales.

Special Notes:

Minimum age is 5 years. A cash bar, canteen and restrooms are available on board. There are approximately 12 stairs to access the lower enclosed level. Wildlife sightings are likely but not guaranteed. A sweater or jacket is recommended.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from pier for a short walk to the vessel. Have a safety briefing while enjoying complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate.

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:10

Harbour & Eco tour as the vessel heads to the mouth of the harbour.

Transport type:
Motorized Vessel
Travel time:
00:25
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Lobster pull demonstration. Crew pull up a lobster trap and give a demonstration on how it works and what type of sea life is found inside the trap.

Time at site:
00:30
Free time at site:
30
Restroom available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Crew and guests are continually looking for whales and other sea life throughtout the cruise.

Transport type:
Motorized Vessel
Travel time:
01:25
Restroom available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Tour completed and drop off passengers at Tall Ships Quay. 8-10 minute walk back to the ship.

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:05